Our Thrive-Ed Blog is a place to share powerful stories, opinions, events, research and recommendations to prompt conversation and action. This will lead to reinventing school so that all students, especially students of color, are experiencing a meaningful and rich education. We welcome your comments on the blogs. We not only want you to hear from us but to also hear from you. 

A story to remember

By: Quinn Roberts “The cops will be involved.” These are the words a vice principal said to me, an innocent biracial student. It was a Wednesday. I just had returned to school after being sick the previous Tuesday. I went to my first two classes. In the beginning of...

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What is the Purpose of School Anymore?

Written by: Donia Abu Ammo We were always told that school is designed to prepare us for the real world but are we actually prepared? We were always told to aspire, to inspire- but how? When schools strip us from being creative and unique.  When we’re told that the...

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